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10 Years of My Crafternoons - Workshop List!

From August 2014 to January 2024 we’ve ran almost 80 workshops around Western Victoria in 27 different venues, collaborating with 20 skilled artists and making some awesome things (and awesome friends!)

It's been an absolute blast, and not one workshop has gone by where we haven't learnt something new, had fun and met some wonderful people. THANK YOU for coming along, for spreading the word, for sharing your skills and for your continued support! We have made:

🧶  pom pom bouquets & garlands

🎨 painted paper collages

🪢 tassel rope necklaces

☃️ body scrubs, paper pendants & marshmallow snowmen

☕ hand-stitched teabags

🪶 dreamcatchers

💎 himmeli pendants

🪴 terrariums

🦉 hand-stitched owl hand warmers

🪢 macrame planter hangers

🌈 marbled milk bottle vases

🌻 personalised doormats

🌺 paper flower fascinators

🍷 grapevine wreath wine tour

🌸 kokedamas

🪅 piñatas

🧶 wall hangings

🎨 painted plant pots

💍 air-dry clay ring bowls

🎂 cake-decorating

👜 boho bag charms

🌺 fresh flower crowns

💙 shibori napkins

🧺 basket weaving

🌟 sparkling Christmas stars

📿 tassel chain necklaces

🍹 cocktail-making

🧶 crochet mug cosies, coasters & bowls

📖 journal-stitching and paper-making


💭 modern dreamcatchers

🌵 succulent wreaths

🧶 wool spinning & dyeing

🍶 kombucha

📐 geometric painting

🍕 wood fired pizzas

🐑 felting

👂 leather earrings

🌷 watercolour spring florals 

🎄 Christmas baubles

🌿 botanical illustration

🌺 cuttlefish wall hangings

🌿 eco-dyeing

✂️ mixed media collages

🪡 DIY scrunchies

🎅 Christmas stockings 

🖊️ illustrated lettering 

🌸 floral artwork 

🎨 gelatin plate monoprints

🎄 advent calendars

🌻 sunflower painting in a sunflower paddock

♀️ air dry clay titty pots and clitty plates

🎁 Christmas cards & gift tags

🎅 air dry clay Christmas ornaments

We’ve even hosted a free bunting workshop as part of a community festival, a kids’ Crafternoon, some private parties for lucky brides-to-be alongside Christmas parties, a charity family workshop and a couple of casual crafty catch-ups in spaces like the Hamilton Botanic Gardens :)

Most of the above workshops I've run myself (hi, I'm Stacey if we haven't yet met) though occasionally we tap into the skills of a host of talented local (and not-so-local) artists and collaborators.

THANK YOU to the following absolute legends for working with me on workshops gone by: - Jasmine Mansbridge - Internationally-exhibiting artist and all-round legend

- Alyshia Bensch - Artist, illustrator and one of my most favourite humans - Lucy Stocks - Russian felting fanatic from Portland - Hayley Dawson - The Rural Naturopath, passionate about gut health! - Rachel Zuch - Divine artist & textile designer besotted with florals - Susan Wright - Born in Paper, Byron Bay's DIY paper-making guru - Tine Brok - EucyRedd Raw EcoDyes, incredible knowledgeable about turning plants into dyes - Bec Hansen - Meraki Nest, collector of cuttlefish and maker of beautiful homewares

- Cindy Riddle - multi-talented succulent and crochet queen! - Amber Williams - Mumbler Mixologist, can shake, strain & garnish like a boss

- Bruach Colliton - Roxburgh House, who taught us everything we know about pizza - Sarah Klobe - who can turn fleece into fibre, spin and weaving like no-one I've ever met - Helen Henry - Soulful, skillful human and our basket-weaving wonder - Michelle Badenhorst - Growing and weaver of vines, maker of wines and delicious things! - Jo Levy - For The Love of Flora, kind, passionate and incredible with flowers! - Julie Love - Ceramicist, who often welcomes me into the HIRL Pottery Studios

- Penny Bell - Bake & Bloom, capable of creating sugary magic on any baked good - Saskia Bastock - Macramé extraordinaire with the patience of a saint! - Lisa Freestone - as much of a whizz on a sewing machine as she is on a Cricut!

- Madi Whyte - Artist, photographer, sculptor and grower of the loveliest sunflowers


💙 Which have been your favourite?

❤️What do you want to try at future Crafternoons?

💛 If we ran any again - which sound great?

There are a number of crafts on our radar we’d love to do in future (lino-cutting, stamp carving, Shrinky Dink earrings, sunglasses chains, clothing... I can't stop buying craft supplies!).

Email us, send us a Facebook message or comment on our Facebook posts to let us know your ideas and to give us some feedback- feel free to leave a review if you've been to a Crafternoon too!

Thanks again,

Stacey :)

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